2015 TCC Program Agenda
Held on February 26, 2015

Track A

IT, Facilities, or Data Center Case Studies

Track B

Trending Industry Topics

Tech Hub

(Exhibit Floor)

7:30 - 9:00 am

Registration - Continental Breakfast - Networking - Visit Exhibitors


9:00 - 9:10 am

Welcome from Maricel Cerruti, Founder of TCC


9:10 - 9:50 am

Opening Keynote Speaker:

Heartificial Intelligence
Embracing Our Humanity to Maximize Our Machines
Speaker: John C. Havens, Founder at the H(app)athon Project, Author


10:00 - 10:40 am

Track B

Unified Communications: It's Not If, But How and Understanding the Pitfalls

Moderator: Chuck Vondra, Managing Principal at Communication Strategies

Panelist: Brian Mata, Audiovisual Design Manager at TELADATA

Panelist: Trent Tanaka, Director of AV Technology at Stanford University

Tech Hub

Learn about new products and collaborate with peers


10:40 - 11:00 am

Break


11:00 - 11:40 am

Track A

Planning for Success - Best Practices in Budgeting and Procurement

Speaker: Mark Honer Director of Engineering Operations at VMware

Speaker: Dan Lunderville, Manager, Lab Infrastructure and Operations at Palo Alto Networks

Track B

Evolution of the Workplace: Lessons Learned Regarding Workplace Optimization and Looking at What's Next

Moderator: Robin Weckesser, Managing Principal Project Management at Cresa

Panelist: Tamar Draper ,Global Real Estate & Facilities at Airbnb
Panelist: Jen Nguyen, Head of Workplace at Pinterest

Panelist: Dwain Christensen, Director of Workplace Strategies at SAP

Tech Hub

Learn about new products and collaborate with peers


11:50 am - 1:30 pm

Lunch - Visit Exhibitors - Networking - Raffle Prize Announcements

Platinum Lunch Sessions


12:20 - 12:50 pm

Track A

GE Critical Power Platinum Sponsor Presentation

Data Center UPS Systems: Why 1% Efficiency Matters

Speaker: Harry Handlin, Director Critical Power Applications, GE Critical Power

Track B

TELADATA Platinum Sponsor Presentation

2015 AV Technology Trends and Considerations You Should be Aware of

Speaker: Nichole Stephenson, Senior Account Manager at TELADATA

Speaker: Matt Halpin, Audiovisual Systems Design/ Audiovisual Project Manager at TELADATA

Tech Hub

Learn about new products and collaborate with peers


1:00 - 1:30 pm

Track A

Schneider Electric Platinum Sponsor Presentation

Delivering a Fast-Track Design/Build Data Center for TierPoint Seattle

Speaker: Wayne Reeves, Director, Mission Critical Service Sales, Schneider Electric Data Center Service Provider Team

Speaker: Octavio Morales, COO, TierPoint Data Centers

Track B

WBE Platinum Sponsor Presentation

Advances in Wireless Communications

Speaker: Paul Billings, Project Engineer, W. Bradley Electric, Inc. (WBE)

Tech Hub

Learn about new products and collaborate with peers


1:40 - 2:20 pm

Track B

Internet of Things (IoT) Impact on Data Center and Beyond

Moderator: Richard Donaldson, Director of Managed Services at eBay

Panelist: Menaka Sundaravadanam, IoT Evangelist

Panelist: Brian Gilmore, Senior Manager, Solutions Marketing, Industrial Data and the Internet of Things at Splunk

Tech Hub

Learn about new products and collaborate with peers


2:20 - 2:35 pm

Break


2:35 - 3:15 pm

Track A

Oracle and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Case Study:

Data Center Right Sizing and Implementing Energy Efficiency Strategies

Speaker: Dale Sartor, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Speaker: Troy Tazbaz, Director of Cloud Global Data Center Strategy at Oracle

Track B

Employee Engagement and Innovation through Creating the 'Green' Workplaces of the Future

Moderator: Alex Spilger, Senior VP of Sustainability at DTZ

Panelist: Colin Hurd, Head of Real Estate and Facilities at Asana

Panelist: Ed Pate, Director of Facilities Operations at SanDisk

Panelist: Tim Roche, Senior Facilities Manager at Oracle

Tech Hub

Learn about new products and collaborate with peers


3:15 - 3:30 pm

Break


3:30 - 4:10 pm

Track A

Full Circle with DCIM: From Concept to Completion

Moderator: Julie Grace Jutras, Western Regional Sales Director, Nlyte Software

Panelist: Paul Lewis, IT Manager/Data Center Facilities, Blue Shield, CA

Panelist: Jamie Saguindel, Sr. Manager, IT - Data Center at VMware

Panelist: Sean Murray, Director of Technical Operations, Pivotal Software, Inc.

Track B

How much Data Center Risk Can Your Company Avoid?

Speaker: Dean Nelson, VP of Global Foundation Services, eBay

Speaker: James Monahan, Sr. Data Center Design Engineer, eBay

Tech Hub

Learn about new products and collaborate with peers


4:10 - 4:30 pm

Break


4:30 - 5:10 pm

Track A

eBay Case Study
Redefining On-Boarding Efficiency

Speaker: Smarak Bhuyan, Engineering Program Manager at eBay

Tech Hub

Learn about new products and collaborate with peers


5:10 - 7:00 pm

Closing Reception - Grand Prize Announcement